It’s been a long time coming, but medical marijuana could finally appear on Nebraska’s ballot in November 2020.
Currently, there is no medical marijuana program of any type in Nebraska. After a number of unsuccessful attempts to rectify the situation, that may soon change.
Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana reported last week it will deliver more than 182,000 signatures gathered across the state supporting a ballot initiative to enable patients access to medical marijuana as recommended by their physician or nurse practitioner.
In Nebraska, the number of signatures for an initiated constitutional amendment to qualify for the ballot is 10 percent of registered voters as of the deadline for filing signatures, which was July 2. The signatures collected for the initiative will now need to be verified.
The campaign kicked off back in late 2018.
“Today represents a huge step forward for thousands of Nebraskans who deserve compassion,” said Co-chair of the Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana…